The Mushroom Being Used to Suppress Cancer Tumors
-Have you heard of the mushroom being used to boost the immune system
and fight cancer? While there are countless foods and compounds out
there being researched for their cancer-fighting abilities, the turkey
tail mushroom is one food that has gained some spotlight as of recent.
Specifically, the mushroom has been shown to be highly effective at
suppressing prostate tumor development.
The research, coming from the Queensland University of Technology (QUT),
focuses on a compound known as polysaccharopeptide (PSP), which is
found in the turkey tail mushroom. For the study, two groups of mice
were used, one of which was fed PSP for 20 weeks. What Dr. ling found
was that mice fed the PSP over the 20 weeks did not develop any prostate
tumors, whereas the group of mice not fed PSP did develop tumors.
Dr Ling, from the Australian Prostate Cancer Research
Centre-Queensland and Institute for Biomedical Health & Innovation
at QUT had this to say...More
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